Restaurant General Manager

Los Angeles, CA 90005

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -082019-38652 Salary: $60,000 - $60,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers Job Function: Operations

Are you looking to join a restaurant company with endless opportunities to grow? We are seeking a General Manager to join our team! You will be responsible for the daily operation of the restaurant and providing every guest with an exceptional dining experience.

Restaurant General Manager Requirements

  • Daily Operations -- Day-to-day operations for the back and front of the house, including ordering for the restaurant with a focus on quality and consistency. Need to have strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong Leader -- Be able to lead and be part of a team. Responsible for hiring and training new employees while upholding standards with the team.
  • A Good Communicator -- Be able to schedule staff and assign duties while communicating effectively with team and supervisors.
  • Exceptional Customer Service -- Be able to address guest complaints and provide an exceptional guest experience.
  • Problem Solver -- Can effectively lead the team, think positively and proactively to handle any obstacles, and solve potential issues that may arise.

Restaurant General Manager Qualifications

  • Experience -- 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • High energy -- Needs to have experience with volume, managed at least 4 million in annual sales, and has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Sense of Ownership -- High level of business awareness for achieving successful performance
  • Foodservice Management Professional (FMP) Certification required
  • Must be bilingual: Korean language

Restaurant General Manager Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision for employee
  • Cellphone allowance
  • Employee discounts
  • Paid Vacation
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Peggy Hong
Senior Recruiter

I enjoy recruiting because I get to help candidates with their careers — it’s not just about helping them find a job; it’s about helping them make their next career move. I love being able to assist my clients in finding the right type of candidates for them, and when I see a right fit for them, it makes it worthwhile. The reason I love working with Goodwin is the support, the diversity in client profiles, and working with other recruiters to help clients and candidates!   

  •  Peggy Hong joined Goodwin Recruiting in January 2018.   
  • Peggy grew up in Chicago/Champaign, Illinois with hard-working parents who taught her to have a strong work ethic, integrity, and to be respectful. She has a lot of respect and love for her parents who came to the States from Korea and became business owners. She discovered her passion for cooking in college and decided to go to culinary school in Los Angeles after college. She worked with several restaurant groups in LA, working her way from Pastry Chef to Executive Chef.   
  • Peggy attended Illinois State University where she received her BA in English Literature.  
  • Peggy worked for BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood and Santa Monica for seven years, starting out as a Pastry Cook and working her way up to Executive Sous Chef. She learned a lot about scratch cooking, management, and corporate structure. Peggy also worked for companies such as Obika Mozzarella Bar, Pit Fire Pizza, Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza, and Primitivo Wine Bistro. She has opened several restaurants from the ground up, set up training, implemented systems, and was a part of menu creation.  
  • In her free time, Peggy enjoys kickboxing. She has been doing it for about two years and loves the workout! She has two dogs and a rabbit. They each have different personalities, keeping every day fun and interesting. She is a huge foodie and loves to try different restaurants and especially desserts. 
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